Ian Latham (2003)

Ian joined the Club in 1993 as coach of his son Daniel’s 10D team. In 1995 he became Club Secretary and held that position for a record 10 seasons, then continued on holding many roles during his time with the Club. Ian’s sons Daniel and Ben both played for the Club. Daniel played 6 seasons and Ben played 16 seasons. Ian’s biggest achievement during his time with the Club was organising the funding and the building of the Dragon’s Club Rooms: Stage No.1 – Indoor Training facility completed in 2004 and Stage No.2 –Meeting Room completed in 2006.

Below details correct as of the end of the 2015/16 season.

Service to the Engadine Dragons Cricket Club –

• Secretary for 10 seasons. (1995/96 to 2004/05)
• Assistant Secretary for 2 seasons. (2013/14 & 2014/15)
• Property Officer (Equipment) for 2 seasons. (2005/06 & 2006/07)
• Webmaster for 6 seasons. (2011/12 to 2016/17)
• Special Projects Officer for 5 seasons. (2007/08 to 2011/12)
• Club delegate to the SSJCA for 10 seasons. (1995/96 to 2004/05)
• Club delegate to the SSCA for 3 seasons. (1997/98 to 2000/01)
• Published Annual Report for 13 seasons (1995/96 to 2005/06 & 2014/15 to 2015/16)
• Co-wrote “50 Years of Cricket” with Russ Waddell in 2008.
• Team coach for 6 seasons (1993/94, 1994/95, 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11)
• Team assistant coach for 10 seasons. (2000/01, 2001/02, 2002/03, 2003/04, 2004/05, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16)
• Team Manager for 2 seasons. (1995/96 & 1996/97)
• Premierships – 11 (10A x 2, 12A x 3, 12D x 1, 14A x 1, 16A x 4)
• Runners Up – 4 (10A x 1, 10D x 1, 14C x 1, 16A x 1)
• Coached EDCC U/10 Development Squad for 8 seasons. (2008/09 to 2015/16)

Service to the SSJCA Association –

• SSJCA Recorder for 1 season. (1996/97)
• SSJCA Publicity Officer for 1 season. (1997/98)
• SSJCA Grading Committee for 8 seasons. (1996/97 to 2003/04)
• SSJCA Representative Selector for 11 seasons. (1995/96, 1996/97, 1997/98, 1999/00, 2001/02, 2002/03, 2003/04, 2005/06, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13)
• SSJCA Representative Team manager for 2 seasons. (2000/01 & 2001/02)

Honours received –

• Life Membership of the Engadine Dragons Cricket Club received in 2003.
• Junior Club All Rounder “The Ian Latham Trophy” established in 2003.
• Hughes Community Award received in 2006.
• Service to Shire Junior Cricket Award received in 2016.